Recipe: Tuna Mornay

Ingredients :

  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of plain all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1/2 lb of canned tuna
  • 1/4 cup of tasty cheese
  • 1/2 lb of dried pasta

Instructions :

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 ° F (180 ° C). Heat a large pot of salted water and bring to a boil. Add the pasta and cook as per packet instructions. Drain and set aside. Place the butter in a hot saucepan. When the butter begins to sizzle and foam, gradually stir in the flour. Cook for 2-4 minutes until the flour smells kind a bit nutty.
  2. Remove from the heat and gradually stir in the milk. Keep adding the milk until thickened. Remove from the heat. Add the onion and eggs, beating them well. Season with salt, paprika, and lemon juice for some extra flavor and gradually stir though the cheese until you can no longer see cheese in the mixture.
  3. Add the drained tuna, cooked pasta, and other herbs you may want to use, and simmer on a low heat for about 5 minutes. Bake in oven for 20 minutes, or until tender. Pour into serving plate and garnish with parsley.

Number of servings (yield): 2

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: English

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